FAQ

What is the Dirty Apple?

The Dirty Apple is Westchester Cycle Club’s fall mixed terrain event. This fully-supported ride features four routes through gorgeous Northern Westchester, light breakfast, two rest stops, SAG and mechanical support, and a post-ride lunch.

All routes begin and end at Lewisboro Town Park.

Sign up today to reserve your spot for this must-ride event at the best price!

Net proceeds from the Dirty Apple go to Westchester Bikes4Kids and Friends of Karen.

How do I get there?

Lewisboro Town Park is located just off Route 35 in South Salem, NY.

What is included in my registration fee?

  • Your choice of four scenic mixed terrain routes
  • Cue sheets and GPS file
  • Well-stocked rest/aid stations
  • SAG support
  • Light breakfast and post-ride lunch

Pre-register by Oct 4 for $50. Day-of Registration is $75.

What do I need to bring?

You must bring:

  • Helmet – must be worn when riding!
  • Photo ID & signed Waiver Dirty Apple October 7, 2018 for registration
  • Cash or Card – to buy sweet WCC merchandise at the finish!
  • Extra tube, tools, and pump
  • Water bottle or hydration pack

Do I need a special bike? What tires do you recommend? 

You do not need a special bike (unless you need an excuse to buy a new bike – then, of course, you absolutely need a new gravel bike). A road bike with at least 25mm or wider tires will work because most of the roads are hardpack dirt.

For gravel tires, we recommend filetreads to keep rolling resistance down on the paved sections.

If you’re using your road bike, we suggest durable tires with puncture protection to minimize the chance of a flat on the dirt sections.

Are the roads closed to traffic?

The roads are open to traffic. Cyclists must obey all traffic laws while on this ride.

It looks like rain/is too cold for me – can I get a refund?

Rule #9 my friend! The Dirty Apple Ride is a “rain or shine” event.

In the event of severe weather, we will be in touch!

I have more questions!

Contact us at info@dirtyappleride.com

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